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A parasite thought to be harmless and found in many people may actually be causing subtle changes in the brain, leading to suicide attempts.
Medical research Aug 16, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (17) | 4 |
(Medical Xpress)—Using multiple forms of media at the same time – such as playing a computer game while watching TV – is linked to symptoms of anxiety and depression, scientists have found for the first ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 04, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (10) | 1 |
Turns out, that old "practice makes perfect" adage may be overblown. New research led by Michigan State University's Zach Hambrick finds that a copious amount of practice is not enough to explain why people ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 20, 2013 | 3.2 / 5 (13) | 0 |
Imagine a runaway boxcar heading toward five people who can't escape its path. Now imagine you had the power to reroute the boxcar onto different tracks with only one person along that route.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 01, 2011 | 3.3 / 5 (12) | 142 |
Prejudice is linked to aggression for men and fear for women, suggests new research led by Michigan State University scholars.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 24, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (9) | 3 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Imagine if doctors could spot Parkinsons disease at its inception and treat the protein that triggers it before the disease can sicken the patient. A team of researchers led by Basi ...
Medical research Jan 16, 2012 | 4.6 / 5 (7) | 0 |
The increasing production and use of antibiotics, about half of which is used in animal production, is mirrored by the growing number of antibiotic resistance genes, or ARGs, effectively reducing antibiotics' ability to fend ...
Medical research Feb 11, 2013 | 4.4 / 5 (7) | 3 |
Curcumin, a compound found in the spice turmeric, is proving effective at preventing clumping of a protein involved in Parkinson's disease, says a Michigan State University researcher.
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Mar 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (6) | 0 |
Short interruptions – such as the few seconds it takes to silence that buzzing smartphone – have a surprisingly large effect on one's ability to accurately complete a task, according to new research led ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 07, 2013 | 4.8 / 5 (5) | 0 |
Both boys and girls who play video games tend to be more creative, regardless of whether the games are violent or nonviolent, according to new research by Michigan State University scholars.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 02, 2011 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 3
For the human brain, learning a new task when rules change can be a surprisingly difficult process marred by repeated mistakes, according to a new study by Michigan State University psychology researchers.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 30, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Women's bias against male strangers increases when women are fertile, suggesting prejudice may be partly fueled by genetics, according to a study by Michigan State University psychology researchers.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 22, 2011 | 3.8 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Divorce at a younger age hurts people's health more than divorce later in life, according to a new study by a Michigan State University sociologist.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers have found the first proof that a chemical in the brain called glutamate is linked to suicidal behavior, offering new hope for efforts to prevent people from taking their own ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
The brain adds new cells during puberty to help navigate the complex social world of adulthood, two Michigan State University neuroscientists report in the current issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Neuroscience Mar 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 2 |